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  • Short Summary

    Trials of a German invented rubber life boat on the Cunard Liner, Carmania, at London Docks.

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    Full titles read: "For Safety at Sea - Board of Trade and Shipping experts at trials of remarkable German invented rubber life boat on Cunard Liner "Carmania"."

    The Docks, London.

    M/S on the deck of the Cunard Liner, 'Carmania' we see two sailors pumping up a rubber life boat with a two-man foot pump. A quick jump forward in time shows the boat nearly full of air.

    Intertitle reads: "Motor Boats as well!"

    Two men hoist an outboard motor into a boat about to be lowered over the side of the ship - not sure if the boat is rubber - it doesn't look like it. L/S of this boat on the water, zooming about with some men in it. The rubber dinghy is thrown over the side of the ship, onto the water. L/S of several men jumping into the rubber boat from the dockside and sitting on the edges of it as it moves along.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:30:00 / 01:32:35:00
    G 1517

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